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WASHINGTON News: District Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For Repeatedly Sexually Assaulting Female Cousin

Victim Was Only 9 Years Old When Sexual Abuse Began WASHINGTON – A 24-year-old man from Washington, D.C. was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for engaging in sexual acts in his home with a cousin who was 9 and 10 years old at the time, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu. The defendant, … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison For Repeatedly Sexually Assaulting Female Cousin

WASHINGTON News: Fulton County Deputy Jailer, James Eakes Indicted for Assaulting Inmate

WASHINGTON – A federal grand jury in Paducah, Kentucky, returned a one-count indictment today charging James Eakes, a deputy jailer at the Fulton County Detention Center, with violating the civil rights of an inmate by assaulting him with a dangerous weapon. The indictment alleges that on Aug. 14, 2016, Eakes willfully deprived an inmate of … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Fulton County Deputy Jailer, James Eakes Indicted for Assaulting Inmate

WASHINGTON News: Two District Men Found Guilty of Charges in Crime Spree in the District of Columbia and Maryland

Defendants Stole Car and Committed Armed Robberies, Then Crashed Vehicle in Northeast Washington WASHINGTON – David Sutton, 22, and Dacquan Gregory, 20, both of Washington, D.C., have been found guilty by a jury of charges stemming from a broad daylight, 100-minute crime spree that included the theft of a car and three armed robberies and … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Two District Men Found Guilty of Charges in Crime Spree in the District of Columbia and Maryland

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Darryl Smith Sentenced to 80 Months in Prison on Charges Involving Open Drug Market from D.C. Barbershop

Firearms, Drugs, and Cash Seized by Law Enforcement WASHINGTON – Darryl Smith, 41, the manager of a Southeast Washington barbershop, was sentenced today to 80 months in prison on federal narcotics and firearms offenses stemming from an investigation into drug trafficking at the business and surrounding area, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu, Thomas L. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Darryl Smith Sentenced to 80 Months in Prison on Charges Involving Open Drug Market from D.C. Barbershop

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Keith Johnson Found Guilty of Felony Assault Charges for Striking His Brother-In-Law in the Head with a Lug Wrench

Victim Was Hit So Hard That the Lug Wrench Broke In Two Pieces WASHINGTON – Keith Johnson, 48, of Washington, D.C., has been found guilty by a jury of charges of assault with a dangerous weapon and assault with significant bodily injury while armed for attacking his brother-in-law, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Keith Johnson Found Guilty of Felony Assault Charges for Striking His Brother-In-Law in the Head with a Lug Wrench

WASHINGTON News: District Man and Woman Sentenced to Prison Terms For Roles in Regional Drug Trafficking Organization

Eleven Others Have Been Convicted of Drug Trafficking Charges WASHINGTON – Steven Mason, 48, and Andrea Miller, 49, both of Washington, D.C., have been sentenced to prison terms for their roles in a narcotics trafficking organization that imported and distributed heroin and other drugs into the Washington, D.C. area. The announcement was made by U.S. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man and Woman Sentenced to Prison Terms For Roles in Regional Drug Trafficking Organization

OLYMPIA, Wash | Washington US House race likely to feature 2 Democrats

OLYMPIA, Wash — It’s looking more likely that the race for Washington’s 9th Congressional District will have two Democrats on the ballot in November. After King and Pierce Counties updated their ballot counts Friday night, Democrat Sarah Smith was 2,582 votes ahead of Republican Doug Basler, a significant jump from her 196-vote lead the day … Continue reading OLYMPIA, Wash | Washington US House race likely to feature 2 Democrats